Wearing black, or being in or around Victoria Park on the anniversary, could also land someone a one-year sentence in jail.
Kurt Volker, the former special envoy for Ukraine negotiations, joins The World's host Marco Werman to explain the unique role that special envoys play in foreign policy.
As China grapples with an aging population and the lowest birth rate in decades, the government is urging couples to have a third child.
Critical State, our foreign policy newsletter, takes a deep dive into the ethics of studying wartime sexual violence.
Top of The World: Germany on Friday formally acknowledged that it committed genocide in the colonial-era killings of tens of thousands of people in Namibia. And, Moscow banned French and Austrian passenger airlines from flying over Russian airspace. Also, US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced in a memo on Thursday new steps to combat the growing number of hate crimes in the US.
People across the US have been divided over whether caste should be added as a protected class under anti-discrimination policies.
Top of The World: Sec. Blinken announced plans to reopen a diplomatic office in Jerusalem that oversees outreach to the Palestinians. And, Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko is defending his decision to divert a passenger jet. Also, Syrians living in government-held areas are heading to the polls on Wednesday, for the second presidential election since the uprising-turned-war started in the country 10 years ago.
George Floyd’s death has raised awareness about problems with policing across the globe — but it’s not clear how much has changed.
This week, Critical State, our foreign policy newsletter, takes a deep dive into the state of the literature on sexual violence in conflict.
Katia Glod, a Belarus analyst with Center for European Policy Analysis, joins The World's host Carol Hills, with insights on yesterday's flight diversion and subsequent detention of dissident Roman Protasevich, a passenger onboard.
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